My eight- and nine-year-old kids are paying more attention to our conversations, observing more carefully the example of our living (for better and for worse), and processing it in conversations with their friends. Parenting is getting real!
Created with tremendous intentionality, you have a unique purpose for precisely this moment in history. You’re not random or a mistake. On the contrary, deliberate and valuable. In fact, there’s no one exactly like you.
Could it be that the solution to every problem, conflict, and mess you encounter is the same solution? Larry Dale and I recently enjoyed watching Nicolas Cage again in the movie "The Family Man," which tells the love story of Jack and Kate...
“Now prisoner 24601, your time is up, and your parole’s begun.” This is the voice of Javert, and it’s the evil trickery of Satan and his minions in the ears of those who believe in Christ.
Love is not the same thing as acceptance, and acceptance is not the same thing as love. But I’m convinced that believing you are loved is virtually impossible apart from acceptance.
Have you ever experienced a storm in your soul? Emotions in turmoil and thoughts of despair? What are the wounds of your heart? The damage to your soul the Evil One loves to exploit?
Years ago, when my son was first diagnosed with autism around age 2, it felt like his life—and mine—were over. On Sundays at church, I struggled to hold back tears while hearing the worship songs.
Growing up, my grandmother would always say, “You can’t get in the water until you know how to swim.” Seems harmless. But, can you hear the fear?
Jennifer shares a sweet story of transformation in the life of a former child sex trafficking victim.
Bill and Amber were hesitant to join a LifeGroup, but after they sensed God prompting them to step into one, they discovered it was just what they needed. Read their story: